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Oakland, California - by James BeBop

Nicolas Heidorn has been hired as the new executive director of the City of Oakland Public Ethics Commission. Heidorn previously worked as chief consultant of the California State Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments committee and as legal director of the […]

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Washington State Capitol Building - Cacophony

Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1317 and Senate Bill 5152, updating campaign and lobbying rules in response to current technologies and practices involving online activity and social media. House Bill 1317 was designed to shed light on special interest […]

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May 15, 2023  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Washington: “Before Rule Change, AG Bob Ferguson Moves $1.2M ‘Surplus’ to Campaign” by Jim Brunner for Seattle Times Elections National: “CNN Leadership Under Fire After ‘Disastrous’ Trump Town Hall” by Paul Farhi and Jeremy Barr (Washington Post) for MSN Ohio: “Ohio Lawmakers Vote […]

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Q: Can we pay our lobbyists a bonus or success fee? A: In most states, no. An overwhelming majority of states have banned payments to lobbyists as a result of, or based on some way upon, the lobbyist’s success in […]

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May 12, 2023  •  

Meet our Expert – Rebecca South

What are your areas of expertise? With a background in federal compliance, I head the company’s federal services practice and work with our clients to fully comply with federal registration and reporting requirements as well as gift and travel laws […]

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Ohio Statehouse

Lawmakers voted to schedule a special election on August 8, with the adoption of Senate Joint Resolution 2. The special election is for a ballot issue proposing a constitutional amendment to require approval by 60%  of voters to approve any […]

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National/Federal Tanked Biden FCC Pick Shows Influence of Dark Money on US Politics ABC News – Trenton Daniel (Associated Press) | Published: 5/8/2023 When Gigi Sohn was nominated to serve on the Federal Communications Commission, she found herself the target of an […]

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May 11, 2023  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance New York: “Top New York City Hall Aide Worked Quietly with State Super PAC” by Joe Anuta (Politico) for Yahoo News Elections National: “Under the Radar, Right-Wing Push to Tighten Voting Laws Persists” by Nick Corasaniti and Alexandra Berzon (New York Times) […]

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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp

Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill changing the name of the Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission back to the State Ethics Commission. The much longer commission name was the product of a major ethics overhaul in 2010. In addition […]

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People talk about Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR as we refer to it at State and Federal Communications. But is it a line item in your company’s business plan and budget or just something on your TO-DO list, transferred from […]

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May 10, 2023  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Florida: “Accused ‘Ghost’ Candidate in Osceola County Commission Race Arrested” by Natalia Jaramillo (Orlando Sentinel) for Yahoo News Elections Georgia: “8 False Trump Electors Have Accepted Immunity Deals, Lawyer Says” by Kyle Cheney (Politico) for MSN Ethics Arizona: “Tucson Lawmaker Who Hid Bibles […]

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May 9, 2023  •  

Tennessee Special Session Called

Tennessee Capitol Building - Ichabod

Gov. Bill Lee has decided to bring back lawmakers for a special session to address public safety issues. The governor had proposed legislation during the regular session intended to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous individuals. However, the […]

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Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers ordered a special election to be held on July 18, to fill a vacancy in the Assembly District 24 seat. The seat was vacated when Sen. Dan Knodl won a special election for the Senate District […]

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Elections Canada published the updated limits on expenses for regulated activities of third parties involved in federal elections in Canada. The Canada Elections Act imposes a limit on expenses a third party can incur for regulated political activities. For the […]

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